4-YEAR TERMS FOR LEGISLATORS IN 2022.

View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
House Bill 496 (Public) Filed Wednesday, March 27, 2019
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CONSTITUTION TO MAKE TERMS OF OFFICE FOR LEGISLATORS FOUR YEARS.
Intro. by Adams.

Status: Ref To Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House (House action) (Mar 28 2019)

Bill History:

H 496

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Mar 27 2019 - More information

    Subject to the approval of voters at the general election in November 2020, makes the following changes to Article II of the NC Constitution. Amends Section 8 to provide that in 2022 and thereafter, General Assembly members are to be elected every four years (currently every two years). Amends Section 2 and Section 4 to make Senators and Representatives, respectively, elected quadrennially instead of biennially.

    If approved, the amendments become effective with the members elected in 2022.


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